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Re: lynx-dev Compile error on i686/linux RH 6.2

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Compile error on i686/linux RH 6.2
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2000 10:44:23 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 6 Apr 100, T.E.Dickey wrote:

> > I get the following output when trying to compile lynx-2.8.3pre2 on my 
> > system : 
> this is a bug in glibc 2.1.3, which the maintainers thereof were told more
> than a month ago.  (someone defined a symbol 'ERR' for a register name).
> It has other neat side effects (breaks makedepend in XFree86 for xterm ;-).
> -- until they get around to fixing it, your workaround would be to 
> modify that ucontext.h file - change it to 'GLIBC_ERROR' I suppose...
> -- probably wouldn't hurt to email the glibc maintainers, since the last
> email I saw on the topic indicated they weren't in a hurry to fix it.

Debian has fixed it in their glibc development package, see
<>, quoting from that:

> Fix strategy: Ulrich Drepper mentioned this will be fixed by adding
> prefixed to the defines in uconfig.h .

So it seems the glibc maintainers are aware of the problem and don't need
more e-mail.


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